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Annie M. Wofford, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Northern Arizona University

Dr. Annie M. Wofford (she/her/hers) is a Postdoctoral Scholar in Educational Leadership at Northern Arizona University.

Her research primarily interrogates access and equity in STEM higher education, with an emphasis on creating equity-minded processes in pathways to and through STEM graduate education and careers. With over 40 collective peer-reviewed publications and presentations as well as funding from several prominent educational organizations (e.g., ACPA Foundation, Inclusive Graduate Education Network, American Educational Research Association), Dr. Wofford is highly engaged in cutting-edge research and praxis for equity and justice in STEM higher education. Dr. Wofford uses critical quantitative and qualitative methods to inform changes to institutional policies and practices in STEM higher education, particularly as such changes can dismantle the exclusionary norms perpetuated in STEM disciplinary cultures and training. She earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change at the University of California, Los Angeles, M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and she has worked as a practitioner in graduate school admissions.